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Antennaria parlinii ssp. parlinii

Antennaria parlinii Fernald ssp. parlinii

Parlin's Pussytoes

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Synonym(s): Antennaria arnoglossa, Antennaria parlinii var. arnoglossa, Antennaria plantaginifolia var. arnoglossa, Antennaria plantaginifolia var. parlinii


USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Leaf Shape: Lanceolate , Oblong , Obovate , Spatulate
Leaf Base: Cuneate
Size Notes: Up to about 18 inches tall.
Fruit: Fruit is a cypsela (pl. cypselae). Though technically incorrect, the fruit is often referred to as an achene.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May


USA: AR , CT , DC , DE , GA , IA , IL , IN , KY , MA , MD , ME , MI , MN , MO , NC , NH , NJ , NY , OH , PA , RI , TN , VA , VT , WI , WV
Canada: MB , NB , NS , ON , QC

Growing Conditions

Water Use: Low
Light Requirement: Sun
Soil Moisture: Dry

Web Reference

Webref 38 - Flora of North America (2019) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

USDA: Find Antennaria parlinii ssp. parlinii in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Antennaria parlinii ssp. parlinii in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Antennaria parlinii ssp. parlinii


Record Modified: 2023-03-02
Research By: TWC Staff

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